Media Releases

  • ONEWORLD APPOINTS QANTAS’ ALAN JOYCE AS GOVERNING BOARD CHAIRMAN

    The Governing Board of the oneworld® global airline alliance has nominated Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce to serve as its Chairman for the next two years. He succeeds Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo, who is transitioning from the airline to join Finland’s Metso Corporation as its new CEO.  Pekka Vauramo assumed oneworld’s chairmanship in June 2017. […]

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  • QANTAS FLIGHTS BETWEEN MELBOURNE AND SAN FRANCISCO TO TAKE OFF

    Qantas will today operate the first ever direct flight between Melbourne and San Francisco, making it easier to travel between the two cities and reducing travel times. The national carrier will operate four return flights per week on the route with the airline’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Qantas International CEO Alison Webster said the direct […]

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  • QANTAS DREAMLINER FLIGHTS SET FOR QUEENSLAND TAKE OFF

    Qantas will launch its first international Dreamliner flights from Queensland this weekend with a daily service from Brisbane to Los Angeles and onwards to New York. Four of the national carrier’s new Boeing 787-9s will be based in Brisbane, as the state-of-the-art aircraft gradually replaces the 747 on key routes. Dreamliner services from Brisbane to […]

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  • QANTAS ANNOUNCES TONY TYLER AS BOARD MEMBER

    Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford today announced the intention to appoint Tony Tyler as a Non-Executive Director to the Board of Qantas Airways Limited. In welcoming Mr Tyler, the Chairman said he would bring significant experience in commercial aviation as well as in key overseas markets. “Tony is one of the world’s most seasoned airline executives. […]

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  • QANTAS GROUP COMMITS TO SECOND PILOT ACADEMY SITE

    The Qantas Group has today confirmed it will open its Pilot Academy across two locations in regional Australia to meet anticipated demand. The Academy is part of the Qantas Group’s plans to build a long-term talent pipeline for its airlines and the broader industry to meet the increasing need for skilled aviators. Boeing’s latest estimates […]

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